Agent Name

Diethyl fumarate

CAS Number

623-91-6

Formula

C8-H12-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butenedioic acid, diethyl ester, (E)-; Anti-Psoriaticum; Diethylester kyseliny fumarove [Czech]; Fumaric acid, diethyl ester; trans-2-Butenedioic acid diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a co-monomer to make polymers; [HSDB]

Comments

A mild eye irritant based on animal studies; [CHEMINFO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.17 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

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